Pervak wins Memphis opener
Memphis, TN – Second seed Ksenia Pervak was an easy round winner Tuesday at the $220,000 Memphis International tennis event.
The Russian Pervak handled Canadian Rebecca Marino 6-2, 6-4 on the indoor hardcourts at The Racquet Club of Memphis. Marino was last year's Memphis runner-up to Slovak Magdalena Rybarikova, who lost here on Sunday.
In some second-round action on Day 3, American Varvara Lepchenko upended seventh-seeded Swede Johanna Larsson 6-2, 6-4 and Russian Vera Dushevina bested American qualifier Jamie Hampton 6-4, 6-3.
Meanwhile, France's Stephanie Foretz Gacon doused struggling American wild card Melanie Oudin 6-2, 6-3 in an opening-round affair.
The 2012 winner here will collect $37,000.